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    Sinn Féin

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    Sinn Féin Sinn Féin is the oldest political movement in Ireland. It takes its name from the Irish Gaelic expression for ``We Ourselves''. Since being founded in 1905, Irish Republicans have worked for the right of Irish people as a whole to attain national self-determination. The movement founded almost 100 years ago by Arthur Griffith evolved into a number of organisations which carried the name. Provisional Sinn Féin Sinn Féin seeks the establishment of a new Ireland based on sustainable

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    Irish IRA And Sinn Féin

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    people, sentiments about what needed to be done or how to handle the British changed and Sinn Féin broke away from the IRA. The connections between these two groups, their similarities and differences, are important parts of the legitimacy of the Irish movement for independence and the future of Ireland. The changes that have been made in these nationalist movements, particularly in the prominence IRA and Sinn Féin, as time went on that has enabled a form of these movements to persist even until today

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    Ireland Today

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    leader of Sinn Fein a nationalist political group, made. He was urging the IRA, a nationalist terrorist group said ... ... middle of paper ... ...because neither Unionists nor Nationalists are sticking to it. There is still an awful lot of anger which has built up and is still doing so. Only when this stops can things start to really change. The lack of trust that has built up is also a problem because it is still growing. Neither side is sticking to what they say and Sinn Fein is being

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    Gerry Adams and The IRA

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    section of the ... ... middle of paper ... ...civil rights activist Gerry Adams the President. The boost in support gave Sinn Fein more power and ability to accomplish its goals. After Adams became president Sinn Fein decided to take their seats if elected in the south of Ireland In the Irish republic, something that had not happened in sixty years. It was a sign of how Sinn Fein was changing for the better. The IRA and Gerry have been fighting for equal rights and freedom from British rule for

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    The Easter Uprising

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    The Easter Uprising Ireland was filled with nationalistic views that had set in around the 1890’s. The Irish were tired of the English occupation in Ireland and they were tired of the Protestant religious oppression of Catholics. So this is when Patrick Pearse and James Connolly led a band of around 1,200 Irish Nationalists on Easter Monday into a rebellion against the English, who occupied Ireland at the time. The uprising began the day after Easter, 1916. The rebels took control of the General

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    difficult to implement than others. A major area within the Good Friday Agreement is the setting up of an Assembly. Hard line Unionists such as the DUP refuse to accept the Assembly. They refuse to sit at a table with Sinn Féin in cross party talks while they argue that Sinn Féin still have links with the IRA. The DUP's mindset has been created by fifty two years of unionist rule. They do not wish to accept principles contained within the agreement which they feel they have already rejected in

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    Ireland as a Continuing Problem for British Governments from 1909-1916 Ireland had long been a problem for British governments. The failure of the Home Rule Bills under Gladstone worsened the problem. The thought of a Home Rule Bill and independence for Ireland divided the Irish population as well as the Liberal Government. Why did the Government have so many problems with Ireland? The Irish Nationalists wanted Home Rule, whereas the Unionists (mainly in Ulster but also in Southern Ireland)

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    The Success of the British Government in Trying to Deal with the Irish Troubles in the Years Since 1972 In March 1972 the British response to increasing violence in Northern Ireland was direct rule this meant that the province was run by the British prime minister and actually lasted over 25 years. Power Sharing In 1974 it power sharing was proposed by William Whitelaw and a new assembly was elected to govern Northern Ireland. The main parties in the assembly were represented on a

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    The Irish Republican Army

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    From the time of their creation in 1919, the Irish Republican Army (IRA) has always been a fighting force behind the independence from Britain for all of Ireland. The IRA was an organization that was meant to help Ireland in their fight for independence and be the military support going into the future. Nevertheless, did the creation of the IRA really help Ireland in the end, or did it cause more problems than the Irish already had? Although the IRA was created to help aid Ireland in the fight

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    O'Brien. (2013). The Minister for Education is not going the right way about implementing change. The Irish Times. http://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/breda-o-brien-7.2276464 Ed Curran. (2013) Is it time Gerry Adams stepped aside for good of Sinn Fein? Belfast Telegraph. United Kingdom.

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